Jill Munroe is a Los Angeles-bred sports and culture analyst, best-selling author, producer, and host.
As a trusted resource, Jill’s content has been featured on FoxSports.com, MSN.com, ESPN.com, Grantland, and various other top digital destinations. Munroe’s unique POV made her a frequent contributor on several nationally syndicated radio programs including ESPN, NPR, and Yahoo Sports.
Munroe is responsible for creating the sports and pop culture site, JocksandStilettoJill.com. Launched in 2009 with the tagline, “ESPN meets Sex and The City,” readers fell in love with Jill’s breakdown of the complicated love affair between sports and all the trappings of its celebrity lifestyle.
In the area of one on one interviews, Munroe has interviewed talent that spans across the spectrum of entertainment and professional sports; Jennifer Lopez, Samuel L. Jackson, “Insecure” stars Issa Rae and Yvonne Orji, “Power” star Omari Hardwick, Showrunners Courtney A. Kemp, Lee Daniels and Lena Waithe, Academy Award winners Jamie Foxx and Lupita N’yong’o, Chris Evans, Daniel Craig, the likes of Sports broadcasting legends, Al Michaels and Hannah Storm, plus varied athletes, including NBA All-Star Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards pg John Wall, former Lakers head coach Byron Scott, 76ers head coach Doc Rivers, plus a host of celebrities, public figures, and reality TV stars.
In the areas of digital branded content, Munroe has collaborated with brands like Pepsi, The NFL, Verizon NFL app, Nike, The Big 3, and Ford.
Munroe began her career in sports and entertainment while employed with industry powerhouses such as Nike, Sony Pictures Entertainment, BET Network, and Virgin Records. During her time in corporate America, Munroe’s areas of focus were marketing, PR, and business development, while working with high-profile talent like Kobe Bryant, Pharell Williams, and LeBron James. Film and TV projects Jill has worked on include; The Book of Eli, The BET Awards, and American Gangster.
Ebony.com named Munroe as one of the top female sports’ bloggers. She also a member of the African-American Film Critics Association and the National Association of Broadcast Journalists.
In 2015, Munroe released her first book entitled, Postgame Pass: access into ‘the life’. A spin-off of her popular website, the book gives you the play-by-play to professional athletes’ lifestyle away from the game. It answered the burning questions readers wanted to know. The book became an Amazon best-seller, reaching number one in the Sports Essay category.
Munroe continues to expand with the lifestyle brand and production company LA Authentic , which features original and curated LA centric products based on the style, passion and culture of Los Angeles.